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Writing prompt

I’m in the process of tidying up the blog a bit. I’m not the most tech-savvy guy in the world, though, so it might take a while. In the meantime, I’ve decided to add a page – Writing Activities – … Continue reading

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Best Horror of the Year, volume 9

It’s available now, folks. Contains my story ‘The Castellmarch Man’, originally published in Great British Horror: Green and Pleasant Land. You can buy it here for your Kindle or as a good ol’ traditional paperback.  

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Canal Boats, Cornwall, and Cowboys

Delighted to announce that my short story ‘The Swans’ has been accepted for publication in Black Static, by TTA Press. It’s the magazine where I started out, publishing my first ever submission ‘Viva Las Vegas’ back in 2008, and has … Continue reading

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The Castellmarch Man republished

March brings with it news that my story ‘The Castellmarch Man’ is to be republished in volume nine of Ellen Datlow’s The Best Horror of the Year anthology series. I’m incredibly pleased, especially as I’ve always enjoyed the series, and especially … Continue reading

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The zombies are here!

My writing resource for English students is now available. Here’s the blurb: Zombie Apocalypse! (for Year 9) Escape from a zombie invasion while learning about different writing forms with 12 creative writing activities. Your students will love the action-packed, imaginative … Continue reading

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An A to Z of books

Okay, I was tagged in this a while ago (thanks Jess) but I’ve just found my scribbled notes and thought I’d post them (at last). Any excuse to go on about books… Author you’ve read the most books by That’d … Continue reading

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A few things have happened in the last couple of weeks so here’s a bit of a catch up… First of all, I’m delighted to announce that Probably Monsters has been nominated for a British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. … Continue reading

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